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Bass Gear Roundup: The Top Gear Stories in October 2018

Time for some GAS, aka the Top 10 Bass Gear list of reader favorite stories in October 2018.

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Line 6 Introduces the HX Stomp Multi-Effects Processor

1. Line 6 HX Stomp Multi-Effects Processor

Line 6 has unveiled the Step Beyond HX Stomp, a multi-effects processor for guitar and bass that models the sounds of their Helix amps, cabs, and effects in one pedal…

Fodera Unveils Masterbuilt Prairie Bass

2. Fodera Masterbuilt Prairie Bass

Fodera has unveiled the latest in their Masterbuilt series with the Prairie, a one-of-a-kind bass that draws its design features from the late 19th- and early 20th-century architectural style known as “Prairie School”…

Dunlop Introduces New BMF Guitar Straps

3. Dunlop New BMF Guitar Straps

Dunlop has expanded their BMF line of guitar straps with two new options. The first is a strap made from belt leather, which the company says get better with age…

Cort Guitars Introduces the Vintage-Styled GB54P Bass

4. Cort Guitars Vintage-Styled GB54P Bass

Cort’s GB Series has a new member: the GB54P bass. The bass pays tribute to the classic P-style bass with vintage features including an alder body, a 9.45” fingerboard radius, a 20-fret hard maple neck, and its pickup…

Orange Reintroduces the Terror Bass Amp

5. Orange Terror Bass Amp

Orange Amplification has reintroduced the Terror Bass, a compact amp that features a tube preamp and Class D power section. The combination makes it sound even closer to their flagship AD200…

Ibanez Reintroduces Artcore AFB200 and AGB200 Basses

6. Ibanez Artcore AFB200 and AGB200 Basses

Ibanez has reintroduced their Artcore series bass models with the AFB200 and the AGB200. The hollowbody, short-scale basses each carry an old school vibe with a different tonal palette to separate them…

EBS Announces Limited Edition 30th Anniversary HD360 Amp

7. EBS Limited Edition 30th Anniversary HD360 Amp

EBS has been in the business for 30 years now, and they’re celebrating in part with a limited edition of their HD360 bass amp…

Darkglass Electronics Unveils the Microtubes X Series Pedals

8. Darkglass Electronics Microtubes X Series Pedals

Darkglass Electronics has once again expanded their line of bass pedals with the Microtubes X series, including the Microtubes X and Mictrotubes X7 pedals…

Foxgear Pedals Unveils Guy Pratt Signature Knee Trembler Bass Tremolo Pedal

9. Foxgear Pedals Guy Pratt Signature Knee Trembler Bass Tremolo Pedal

Guy Pratt has teamed up with Foxgear Pedals to create the Knee Trembler, a signature bass tremolo in their Professional Compact series…

Electro-Harmonix Announces the Mod Rex Polyrhythmic Modulator Pedal

10. Electro-Harmonix Mod Rex Polyrhythmic Modulator Pedal

Electro-Harmonix has unveiled the Mod Rex polyrhythmic modulator pedal featuring four independent modulation sections synced in time. Each of the sections can be tweaked to create unique sounds…